Special Triple Chocolate Truffle Cookies

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I call these cookies special for a reason. Using real chocolate and fine ingredients. It makes a big difference with flavor and texture. Semi sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips are added. If you feel like splurging and want to tame that chocolate craving. Indulge in these Special Chocolate truffle cookies. This is a recipe, I created by tweaking and changing up another recipe. They far surpass the original. They are a decadent treat. Great for a gift, special occasion, or any time. Enjoy!

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
36 cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    60 % cacao chocolate (three 4 ounce bars)
  • 1/3 c
    butter plus 1 tb of butter.
  • 1/2 tsp
    instant coffee or instant expresso powder
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c
    white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c
    chopped nuts like walnuts

How to Make Special Triple Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Place broken up chocolate and butter into a stainless steel or pyrex bowl.
  2. Heat a saucepan of water to simmer. Place bowl of chocolate over simmering hot water. Hold bowl above water while stirring to melt chocolate. Note: you may also use a double boiler. . Be careful not to get any water inside the chocolate.
  3. Stir chocolate and butter together until melted. Be careful not to get any water in the chocolate. When chocolate is melted. Remove bowl from simmering water and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl. Beat on medium high sugars, eggs, vanilla and coffee powder. Beat until mixture becomes a pale light brown. It will also nearly double in volume.. beat about 2 minutes.
  5. Mix in the flour and bake ng powder until Incorporated.
  6. When chocolate is cool. Mix a little bit of the chocolate into mixture with a spoon. Mix in remaining chocolate quickly. Mix until no streaks show and mixture is a solid brown color.
  7. Fold in chocolate chips white chips and nuts if desired.
  8. Refrigerate mixture at least 1 hour. Cookie dough should be thick enough to spoon out.
  9. Heat oven to 375°. Parchment line or grease a sheet pan.
  10. Scoop out heaping teaspoons of dough. Roll into balls and place on sheet pan. Refrigerate remaining cookie dough in between batches of cookies.
  11. Bake at 375 degree’s for approximately 13-15 minutes. Do not over bake.
  12. Remove pan of cookies from oven. Let cool for at least five minutes before moving cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling. Dig in to the chocolaty goodness.

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